Antibiotic Resistant Superbug Just Hit the U.S. and Meat is a Culprit

cows feeding in a confined spaceWe’ve hit the “end of the road” for antibiotics. A new study published in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, a publication of the American Society for Microbiology released it’s findings that there are now strains of bacteria that our last resort antibiotics CAN’T KILL.

While over-prescribed antibiotics is an issue — this problem is the direct result of animal agriculture.

80% of all antibiotics in the US alone are fed to farm animals, not humans. These constant and low doses allow bacteria like E. coli, to evolve and become resistant to the same antibiotics we expect to treat humans with!

While the practices of companies like Tyson, Smithfield or Carghill are certainly to blame, demand drives supply and we need to be very aware of how we cast our economic vote.

Unfortunately, this was predictable and entirely avoidable.

But you can take action today: Try our 30-Day Vegan Challenge and let’s collectively stop our dependence on this industry!

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September 24, 2016

Cowspiracy Team

Kip Andersen's environmental awakening lead to his life taking a different direction, especially when he found out animal agriculture is the leading cause of environmental destruction. He is the founder of AUM Films and Media, a 501c3 non-profit focused on creating films and media that promote thrivability, compassion, and harmony for all life. He is also an entrepreneur, as well as a certified Jivamukti and Kundalini yoga teacher. Keegan Kuhn is a videographer, award-winning documentary filmmaker, and professional musician living in the east bay of San Francisco. He has worked with nonprofit organizations and been involved in social justice movements for virtually his entire life. His film career has taken him as far as the remote interior of Alaska to document modern homesteaders, to the high deserts of the American west filming the nation's remaining wild horses, to rural agricultural communities and dirty urban streets.

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